Student Employment

The Harre Union is currently accepting applications for the 2015-2016 Academic Year Staff!

The Harre Union is seeking current Valparaiso Students interesting in securing a staff position at the Union for the 2015-2016 academic year. New staff members would be selected this semester, and complete some paid training throughout April and May, before officially beginning their new position next fall. 

Applications are available online (see link below); please note students must submit a resume to complete their application. 

Preference is given to undergraduate students at Valparaiso University.

The Harre Union will be hiring for the following staff positions: Desk Attendant, and Event Services, Student Organization Desk Attendants, and Union Admin Employees.

Management positions are only hired internally-- this positions are NOT open to new applicants. 

Full job descriptions are available for students to review on this website (See below). Please make sure to review job descriptions so you can select the best position for you. 

Timeline for hiring is listed below:

- Applications Live: Mid-February 2015

- Applications Due: Friday, March 20, 2015

- Interviews: March 30- April 8, 2015

- Selections Made: April 10, 2015

- Training Begins Mid-April 

Once selected you will need appropriate hire documentation including drivers license, social security card and/or birth certificate, OR passport. Please plan accordingly.

If you have any questions about future openings, our process, or our timeline, please email

Please make sure to read full job descriptions (below), which including a job summary, learning outcomes, individual job responsibilities, and other important information. 

Harre Union Student Employee Position Descriptions:

Staff Positions:

Management Positions:

The Harre Union is a great place to work that not only provides a paycheck, but also compliments and supplements your experience in the classroom. We not only strive to make every working experience fun, but also to help build the foundation for life-long skills.

All current employees will remain active into the following semesters provided they have successfully completed their current semester of employment. If there are any openings for the current semester, they will be posted here, as well as at other locations in the Union.

To apply for one of these positions, please click here.

For questions about available positions or the application process please email or contact the Assistant Director of Operations, Jennifer Powell at 219-464-5007. 

For questions or problems with the online application, please .